Powers of ten [motion picture] : a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero / made by the office of Charles and Ray Eames for IBM.

; Charles and Ray Eames, firm ; Pyramid Films
Santa Monica, Calif. : Pyramid Films, 1978.

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Other Authors Boeke, Kees.
Charles and Ray Eames, firm
Pyramid Films.
Subjects Decimal system.
Exponents (Algebra).
Description 1 reel (9 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Notes Based on the book Cosmic view, by Kees Boeke.
Summary Dealing with scale, proportion and dimension, the film moves in real time over a course of 40 powers of ten, from the cosmic distances of the universe to the heart of the atom. Some techniques used are classical and radio astronomy; large-format aerial, mapping, and satellite photography; X-ray diffraction analysis; and models.
Production Credits Narrator, Phillip Morrison; music, Elmer Bernstein.
System Requirements 16 mm sound film projector.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)426111185
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